BMW E92 (BMW 3 Series): design, specifications
With each new generation of cars becomeall more beautiful and elegant. The updated design of the BMW E92 - this confirmation. New forms and improved characteristics make it clear that the manufacturer will not stop and will continue to introduce new technologies into its products.
The BMW machine (3 series) has become a revolutionary breakthrough in the automotive industry, as it is equipped with a new development - an intuitive control unit.
One of the best developments of the plant is BMWE46. The rear drive, installed on this car, became the reference for the coupe class. Experts noted that everything in this car is harmonious and composed, there is nothing superfluous, but there is nothing to add.
After the world community approved the third series of BMW, the developers decided not to stop and achieve perfection. Of course, there were minuses, but they were insignificant.
The BMW E92 was produced from 2006 to 2013 and gained popularity among motorists. Practicality, reliability and uniqueness became the basic factors of consumer choice.
Unlike most cars, the BMW E92got its unique design and dimensions. It became longer that the E90 sedan. It is not known why the developers decided to do this, but even this fact did not change anything in its fate. Anyway, its popularity and recognition of the BMW E92 received in full.
Of course, besides the structural changes in the body,BMW E92 coupe received an improved package of functions, as well as a new generation of engines, including the all-wheel drive xDrive. The complex modification of the suspension led not only to better performance, but also to an increase in safety standards. A special adjustment system prevents the vehicle from turning over when it skids.
BMW E92 received a new engine package for 4 and 6cylinders. There is both a petrol and a diesel version. The model was numbered according to the engine's volume (like all BMW versions) - 320i, 320d, 325i / xi, 325d, 330i / xi, 335i / xi, 330d and 335d. Power ranges from 156 to 306 horsepower.
The car is presented with two transmissions- 6-manual transmission and 6-automatic transmission, which work equally well. For a more dynamic ride and sports offer "mechanics", but for the city was developed automatic, which is not inferior to the manual transmission in the drive and speed dial, but it's an amateur.
Large dimensions of the car questionedits storage in a standard garage, so you should consider this option when buying. Overall dimensions of the BMW E92 coupe are - 4,580 x 1,985 x 1,395 meters in the standard version, and in restyling - 4,612 x 1,782 x 1,375 m.
In the normal version, the car is front-wheel drive, but if it costs xDrive, then it has a four-wheel drive, especially for those who like fast driving.
The body received 15 colors.But, according to the manufacturer, you can order other colors that are not included in the list, of course, for a separate surcharge of $ 5,500, which is quite a lot.
Compared with its predecessors, the BMW E92received beautiful design. In this regard, a combined approach was applied. Designers managed to combine aggression and rudeness in one product with elegance and smoothness.
The constant note was clearly expressed ribson the hood and recognizable grille, which can not be confused with anything. Also, the stiffness in the design can be seen in the design of the sides of the body, where a prominent metal strip is visible.
With a change of generations and designer solutions for the headlightsBMW E92 have changed in comparison with other models. In the restyling version from 2010, optics once again underwent changes and became more rounded.
In all other respects BMW E92 is designed in the besttraditions of the third coupe series. The appearance remained recognizable, and the detailing of some elements only emphasized the style of the car, it can be recognized from any angle, however you look.
Internal changes also came to thiscar. New improved seats make the ride comfortable. Both externally and internally, the developers decided to continue the tradition of lines. So, they go from the dashboard all over the torpedo and to the doors, which emphasize the dynamics of the car.
Quite a lot of lighting is present in the salon. In addition to the standard illumination, the lighting of the door contours stretches to the rear panel, which creates a unique effect of softness and heat.
The instrument panel is made in the classic BMW design. The control of the multimedia and air-conditioning is to the right of the driver, and the control panel is at an angle that does not interfere with the control.
As for any other car, tuning BMWE92 can be ordered from the manufacturer's factory. The standard package of the exterior kit costs $ 6,500, but the sports version will cost the owner $ 10,500. The second option includes:
- Outside weather cloth.
- Wing of carbon fabrication.
- Adaptive mirrors.
- The darkened windscreen.
- Leather color interior.
- LED illumination of the contours of the cabin.
- Adjustment of the ECU to the sport mode of driving.
- Heavy-duty titanium wheels BMW.
- Adaptive handbrake.
You can order a separate tuning package for installation directly on site. Such a function will cost the owner $ 6,000-7,000.
Of course, in our country there are professionals"Garage tuning", which can make and install body kit on BMW E92, but they will look like on "Zhiguli". Therefore, it is worthwhile to entrust this operation to professionals, and even better - to the manufacturer who will do everything.
As the production of the car is discontinued in2010, then in the market you can find only a used car. At the moment, its cost is about 3 million rubles, but it all depends on many factors. They include: mileage, technical condition, year of manufacture, number of owners and equipment.
So, for 2007 it cost 3 500 000 rubles of BMW E92. The price has almost not fallen today. This is primarily due to the increased foreign exchange rate. In neighboring Ukraine, the cost of the car is much higher.
Maintenance and repair
Repair of BMW E92 is quite difficult to carry out inhome conditions. It requires special equipment. Therefore, the manufacturer strongly recommends that this operation be carried out only in dealerships and profiled car-care centers.
Buying spare parts for BMW (3 series) isproduce from representatives of the concern in the region. Only they provide quality original spare parts, which are provided with a guarantee. Of course, in order to make repairs cheaper, you can buy analogs, which are full in the market.
During maintenance, the following manipulations are performed:
- Change of oil. It is worth pouring only the original lubricant, which is developed at the factory. Only it is able to protect the engine from bad fuel and the occurrence of carbon deposits on the walls of the cylinders.
- Replacing the oil filter. This element filters the oil that passes through the engine during operation and delays all sorts of solids.
- Replacing the fuel filter. Since fuel is not of the best quality, especially in the CIS, this filter element is necessary.
- Adjustment of valves.
- Check of an electric equipment. Due to the fact that the car has enough electrical nodes, they should be periodically diagnosed and troubleshoot.
It is worth noting that the cost of maintenance and repair of the BMW E92 is quite high, since the car belongs to the premium class. Therefore, before buying, it is worth taking into account this nuance.